Captive Imagination: A Casebook On The Yellow Wallpaper By Catherine Golden

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Robinson, Lillian S. Reviewed Work: The Captive Imagination: A Casebook on "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Catherine Golden, NWSA Journal Vol. 5, No. 1 (Spring, 1993), pp. 120-122. The article starts out explaining how “The Yellow Wallpaper” was first published in the late 1800’s. The article also states that the story had a contemporary feminist conscious. It explains that as “The Yellow Wallpaper” been published, many people read the story that had impacted many feminists that it had become white whale or their feminist albatross. The article also states that the amount of range of criticism, the approach to “Gilman’s” master piece had been subjected. Since she connects “The Yellow Wallpaper” to her nervous collapse and the misguided therapy she had to go too, it is understandable that her approach through her critical should as well go with her background. Overall, this would go with my essay because the example that the article has given me about “The Yellow Wallpaper” had showed that males feel like they are …show more content…

4, No. 2 (Autumn, 1985), pp. 309-314. In this article, it states that “The Yellow Wallpaper” has been a long interest to feminist and is also read by psychologist, historians, and sociologists. It explains that “The Yellow Wallpaper” is describing a woman who is neurosis that had a mental break down just because of the depression she was facing. It’s clear that feminist can do things for themselves that they don’t need males in their life. The connection that Treichler had discovered in “The Yellow Wallpaper” was that between female’s discourse and self-discovery is applicate contemporary in women’s literature where women writers and characters that provide the language con be both powerful and womanly. This would help with my essay because the article is giving us information that “The Yellow Wallpaper” had inspired many feminists that they don’t need males to be the dominant, and being in control of

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